New boots? No, new giraffe!
The Fort Worth Zoo is excited to announce the arrival of giraffe calf, Lucchese! He was born on May 7, standing 6 feet tall and weighing 174 pounds. Lucchese’s name was chosen through a naming contest and with nearly 8,000 votes, Lucchese beat out Hickory, Jabali (Swahili for “strong as a rock”, Mwezi (Swahili for “moon”), and Thor. Thank you to all who voted!
Lucchese is a reticulated giraffe, referring to the...